preposition French.

at or in the home of; with. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for chez

Contemporary Examples of chez

  • In the 1950s, Bill also worked for Chez Ninon, a couture salon owned by the socially well-connected Nona Park and Sophie Shonnard.

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    Knowing Bill Cunningham

    Philip Gefter

    March 22, 2010

  • Scallop Ceviche by Alice Waters The woman behind Chez Panisse serves up a wonderful seafood summer salad.

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    What to Eat

    August 25, 2009

  • Last week, the two were reportedly reunited at chez Diddy, or at least held some sort of summit toward working it out.

Historical Examples of chez

British Dictionary definitions for chez



at the home of
with, among, or in the manner of
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Word Origin and History for chez

1740, from French chez "at the house of," from Old French chiese "house" (12c.), from Latin casa "house." Used with French personal names, meaning "house of _____."

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